Estimating Manager


Levolux are recruiting for an Estimating Manager...

Want to join the Levolux Team?

We are currently recruiting for an Estimating Manager to be based in our St Helens Office. You will be responsible for the day to day management of a team of Technical Estimators whilst also ensuring that high quality and accurate bids are submitted in line with our customer’s time expectations. In this role you will collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders. If you have extensive experience as a Technical Estimator obtained preferably in an architectural metalwork sub-contractor environment and you are looking for your next challenge this could  be the role for you!

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of estimators to return high quality, accurate bids in a timely fashion and in accordance with the company’s pre-construction process
  • Plan workload and allocate resources to fulfil bid submission timelines
  • Track progress of estimators in line with the developed workload plan
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to update them on progress and timelines
  • Cost, price and write bids for major project opportunities
  • Review accuracy of project costings and quality of bid documents
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders as required to verify any cost assumptions
  • Lead the team to continually develop the estimators as individuals and as a team
  • Propose and develop estimating solutions to increase the efficiency of the team and/or quality of the bid
  • Conduct retrospective reviews of accuracy of bids vs actual costs on secured contracts

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience as a Technical Estimator, preferably in an architectural metalwork sub-contractor environment
  • A degree qualification in a numerate subject would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, notably Excel and Word
  • Prior use of Bluebeam would be advantageous
  • Self-motivated with the determination to achieve results
  • Excellent levels of numeracy & literacy
  • Technically literate in architectural metalwork matters
  • Proven ability to manage timely submission of bids to clients
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills to lead a team and communicate across the business
  • Previous experience of managing and developing a team is preferred

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